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DOVECOTE 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF ATHELHAMPTON HALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DOVECOTE 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF ATHELHAMPTON HALL

List entry Number: 1119127

Location

DOVECOTE 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF ATHELHAMPTON HALL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Athelhampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106191

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History

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Details

ATHELHAMPTON

SY 79 SE

9/3 Dovecote 15 metres north west of 26.1.56 Athelhampton Hall

GV II*

Free standing circular dovecote. Early C16, with roof timbers replaced C20. Roughly coursed rubble stone with occasional repairs in brick, with a coved stone eaves-cornice. Four ashlar buttresses of two stages are set symmetrically around the circumference. Clay tiled conical roof, with an octagonal cedar-wood lantern, C20 replacement. The dovecote is entered from the east through a low ashlar doorway with a chamfered four centred head. The internal wall face has under 600 pigeon-holes formerly accessible by a wooden ladder on a cantilevered frame which pivots on a central post. (RCHM Dorset III, p13(2)).

Listing NGR: SY7701594289

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 13
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 12 Dorset,

National Grid Reference: SY 77015 94289

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